Microsoft knifes security partner and customer
Published in News


The old Microsoft is back

Microsoft seems to be back on form spectacularly knifing one of its long term partners and customers as it seems to be adopting its own rival products.

Microsoft spending a fortune on Quantum computing
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Is Steve Balmer dead, alive or both?

Software giant Microsoft is focusing a lot of its R&D money on quantum computing.

Microsoft delays Redstone 2 for another year
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Wants to cash in on the new wave of devices

Software king of the world Microsoft has decided to delay its next incarnation of Windows 10, Redstone 2, for a year.

Microsoft ports SQL Server to Linux
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Who would have thought that a few years ago?

Microsoft is going to bring its SQL Server to Linux, in a move which would have been unthinkable a few years ago when Redmond dubbed the open source operating system "cancer."

Microsoft releases new video showing DirectX 12 benefits
Published in Graphics


Claims up to 20% more GPU and 50% more CPU performance

Microsoft has released a new teaser video which shows the benefitst of the upcoming DirectX 12 API, including better performance, reduced latency and smoother framerates. 

Don’t fear the Xbox PC merger
Published in Games


Phil Spencer says it is not happening


For a while now there has been talk that Redmond is planning to unify its Xbox and PC OS but it turns out that might not happen.

PCs can do more than Macs
Published in Notebooks


Advertising war begins

Microsoft has started an advertising campaign which aims to prove that PCs can do much more than Macs.

Microsoft drops the price of its Band 2
Published in Wearables


Now a reasonable $175

Microsoft has decided to give the wearable a price cut of $75. This makes the device more affordable with a price tag of $175.

Western Europe more interested in detachables
Published in Notebooks


One in Five sold last quarter is detachable,

Beancounters for IDC have added up the numbers, and divided by their shoe size, and come to the conclusion that Western Europe is getting more interested in detachable computers.

IoT industry leaders announce open source standard group
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Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard

On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.